The second edition of the Review offers fifty lengthy narrative profiles of fifty public university honors programs. Each profile also contains ratings of program components, assigning 3 to 5 "mortarboards" (like star ratings for movies or book rating systems), in the following categories: honors graduation requirements; range and type of honors courses; honors class size; honors graduation rates; ratio of honors staff to students; honors residence halls; prestigious awards; and priority registration for classes. The Review has unique data about actual SAT and ACT averages for each program, actual high school rank and GPA's, and actual class size and course information based on an extremely detailed analysis of each university's class schedules. The Review also has extensive information on financial aid and scholarships, study-abroad facts and figures, undergraduate research opportunities, National Merit qualifying scores, and the best universities for National Merit Scholars. The following public university honors programs are covered in the Review: Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, Colorado State, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida State, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, LSU, Maine, Massachusetts, Miami of Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Ohio University, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Oregon State, Penn State, Purdue, Rhode Island, Rutgers, South Carolina, Temple, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UC Irvine, UCLA, University at Albany, UT Austin, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington State, and Wisconsin. In addition, there are profiles of five regional public university honors programs at Eastern Illinois, Grand Valley State, North Carolina Wilmington, Western Kentucky, and Wisconsin Eau-Claire.
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Nancy Griesemer: "... if you're considering honors programs housed within top public universities, this 342-page guide (also available in digital format) is an invaluable resource for evaluating different aspects of the 'honors' experience." --(Nancy Griesemer is an independent educational consultant based in northern Virginia. She is a graduate of Penn and Harvard with a certificate in college counseling from UCLA.)
Frank Bruni, New York Times: "...first published in 2012 and updated last year. It's linked to publicuniversityhonors.com, which began in 2011 and, like the [new] book, provides thorough appraisals of individual honors colleges and programs and intelligent thoughts on how they fit into the higher-education landscape."
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Descrizione libro Public University Press, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110692314865